By Brittany Valadez | 12/04/2013 - 10:50
It was Thanksgiving week at the X Factor USA, and the contestants received a pleasant surprise with the arrival of their families. Unfortunately, two contestants were still sent home.
Lillie McCloud, the gorgoeus grandma from judge Kelly Rowland's "Over 25's," and season 3 standout Josh Levi were sent packing.
Levi's mentor and judge was Paulina Rubio, and his elimination was a shocker.
By Cristina Arreola | 11/20/2013 - 14:00
Anyone who watches The X Factor already knows: there’s a hot, new Latino on the music scene! Carlito Olivero, 24, has been wooing the judges, the audience...and, let’s be real, the ladies since he first took the stage at his Los Angeles audition.
By Brittany Valadez | 11/18/2013 - 13:25
Thursday night’s X Factor results show was a bittersweet one, as two more contestants were sent home, last season’s breakout contestants performed and Demi Lovato shared her new book.
In a shocking elimination, girl group Sweet Suspense was the first to be cut, with Rachel Potter being next to go.
Before Potter was eliminated, last season’s third place winner Fifth Harmony, grouped together by Simon Cowell, were the night’s special guest performers.
By Brittany Valadez | 11/08/2013 - 16:03
Thursday night’s X Factor show had each contestant performing their “save me” song, due to an error in the voting numbers from Wednesday night.
But after the show, the press area was nothing of somber faces, but of upbeat and positive contestants and mentors.
One of those mentors was none other then Latina’s December/January cover girl, the gorgeous Demi Lovato.
Fellow judges Paulina Rubio and Kelly Rowland gushed about our cover star, with Paulina even reminiscing about her recent cover!
By Cristina Arreola | 10/23/2013 - 14:55
Paulina Rubio revealed several of her biggest inspirations–but denied any comparisons to the famous divas!
The iconic Mexican singer recently became a judge on the U.S. version of The X Factor. She previously served as a judge on Mexico’s La Voz Kids, alongside Prince Royce and Roberto Tapia.
By Cristina Arreola | 10/16/2013 - 15:35
Let's be honest: Sometimes, there's no better way to express an emotion than with a cute Emoji. Feeling like a badass? Just use the smiley rockin' the sunglasses. Trying to give your honey some love? The kissing face is perfect.
Ever wondered what those emoticons would look like as a real people? Check it out–we've got 16 Latinas who are channeling their inner Emoji:
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/09/2013 - 13:30
Paulina Rubio shared her list of do's and don'ts for X Factor contestants to give them some insight on what it takes to really impress her!
According to People, one of Rubio's vital do's is that a contestant stand out from the rest of the crowd.
"I'm looking for someone pure and fresh and unique," she told People. "Someone with a sense of humor – a jewel."
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/23/2013 - 15:00
Have you been watching The X Factor USA? We love seeing Paulina Rubio as one of the judges! The 42-year-old singer, who says she looks forward to finding the next rock star, has been doing an amazing job with this latest gig. Check out 5 of Paulina's best moments on the show...so far:
By Cristina Arreola | 09/20/2013 - 13:37
Carlos Guevara, a Latino X Factor contestant with Tourette’s syndrome, revealed how music helped him deal with his disorder.
People reports that sixteen-year-old Guevara was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder when he was 12, but did not display major symptoms of Tourette’s until years later.